Impact: Colonialism in Canada

Book Design  |  Photoshop, InDesign

Impact: Colonialism in Canada features short stories and poetry by First Nations writers from across Canada. The cover design was created in Photoshop and the interior layout was executed in InDesign. The cover graphic was designed to reflect the emotion and tone of the collection. 

Hidden Friends: Baapi and the Memegwesiwak

Illustration & Book Design  |  Photoshop, InDesign

Hidden Friends is a delightful children’s story about a boy’s commitment to caring for the earth and his subsequent encounter with the Memegwesiwak. The book introduces Anishinaabe mythology and highlights the importance of caring for our environment. 

Illustrations were digitally painted in Adobe Photoshop using a Wacom Cintiq. Each spread focuses on the beauty of the landscapes where the Memegwesiwak are believed to live.

This title was shortlisted for the Manitoba Book Awards: Children’s Illustration. Book can be purchases here.

Current Memories: The Life and Stories of Robert Henderson

Illustration & Book Design  |  Photoshop, InDesign

Current Memories is a republication of three archived interviews with Robert Henderson. First published in the Winnipeg Free Press, the stories focus on Henderson’s work and life experiences. The collection also features an interview where Henderson retells the Anishinaabe Creation Story. 

The illustrations were painted in Photoshop using a Wacom Cintiq. 

The full PDF can be found here.

Five Santas 

Book Illustration & Design  |  Paper Cut by Hand, Photography, Photoshop, InDesign

Five Santas is a children's counting book published in Cree and Ojibwe. Each element of this book was carefully cut by hand before being assembled into each scene. The result is a whimsical look into the lives of these five sleepy Santas on their biggest night of the year.

The Ojibwe version of this title can be purchased here. The Cree version of this title can be purchased here.

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